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Read the latest research news from Quarterly, the magazine for alumni, friends, faculty and students of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison.

 

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New Grant to Study Online Support May Help Older Adults Deal with Chronic Conditions

New Grant to Study Online Support May Help Older Adults Deal with Chronic Conditions

Nearly two-thirds of Medicare patients are being treated for at least three chronic health problems, and almost one-quarter have five or more chronic conditions. Their care accounts for a stunning 90 percent of Medicare spending. University of W...
4/20/2017 | New Grant to Study Online Support May Help Older Adults Deal with Chronic Conditions

Researchers Earn UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative Awards

Researchers Earn UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative Awards

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health researchers were well-represented among the 21 proposals selected for UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative awards. A total of 104 faculty from across UW-Madison reviewed the 119 submitted...
4/19/2017 | Researchers Earn UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative Awards

UW Treats First Participant in Trial of Stem-Cell Therapy for Heart Failure

UW Treats First Participant in Trial of Stem-Cell Therapy for Heart Failure

A research team at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has treated its first patient in an innovative clinical trial using stem cells for the treatment of heart failure that develops after a heart attack. The trial is ta...
4/17/2017 | UW Treats First Participant in Trial of Stem-Cell Therapy for Heart Failure

Cell Therapy Could Reduce Bone-Marrow Transplant, Radiation Injury Complications

Cell Therapy Could Reduce Bone-Marrow Transplant, Radiation Injury Complications

A cell-therapy approach first discovered at the UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) in 2009 may reduce complications from bone marrow transplant (BMT) and radiation injury in the future, according to a new study. The cells, called MEMs, are a disti...
4/12/2017 | Cell Therapy Could Reduce Bone-Marrow Transplant, Radiation Injury Complications

Activity in the Brain's 'Hot Zone' Predicts Dreams During Sleep

Activity in the Brain

Neuroscientists can now tell when you are dreaming, which areas of the brain are involved, and what they may contribute to the content of your dreams. A new study from the Wisconsin Institute of Sleep and Consciousness (WISC), out today in Natur...
4/10/2017 | Activity in the Brain's 'Hot Zone' Predicts Dreams During Sleep

 

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